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Was Furious 7 filmed unusually early?

Every time I revisit the Fast and Furious movies and think about Paul Walker's death, it confuses me how they had finished most (not all, but most) of the filming in the same fall that Fast 6 came out,...
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Is that an 'activation chip' in a knife, and if so what could it accomplish?

While rewatching Hobbs and Shaw I noticed something interesting in the scene where Shaw's sister is hacking into the glove before the big island battle. Is that not a picture of a knife in the third ...
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What numbers is Brixton referring to?

In Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Shaw and Hobbs fight Brixton who is trying to upgrade the world with a dangerous virus: BRIXTON: This doesn't end your way, boys. SHAW: Yeah,...
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How was a retinal scan possible when the subject had closed eyes?

In Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Shaw used a thug's head to pass the retinal scan in this scene: How was a retinal scan possible when the subject had closed eyes?
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Did Jesse have a different disorder than what he indicated?

The character of Jesse in Dom Torreto's team in the original The Fast and the Furious was interesting but didn't get much screen time. In a conversation with Brian, he said something about having ...
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Why did they use CGI in this scene of "Hobbs & Shaw"?

At the end of Hobbs & Shaw in the scene with the downed helicopter in the rain, it seemed very obvious to me that Jason Statham's character was extremely CGI'd when he was giving his bit of ...
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Why did Hobbs & Shaw cut their action scene this way?

I went to the movies today to see the opening of "Hobbs & Shaw", a Fast & Furious production. I'm not going to go into details about the movie itself, just about the way some of its action ...
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Is Dominic Toretto's Personal Code a factor in the Vin Diesel Babylon A.D.?

I'm not suggesting that Toorop is Dominic, although there is an idea that "movie stars" tend to "play themselves" in every role (Jared Harris contrasted this with "chameleon" actors who make every ...
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How did Brian blow out the floor plate in his car?

In The Fast & The Furious (2001), during Brian's first race with Dominic Toretto, he engages the NOS and the car has a burst of speed. During that burst, the front floor plate of his car comes ...
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Why did Harry help Brian?

In The Fast & The Furious (2001), undercover officer Brian O'Connor worked at Harry's Auto Parts as a front to get inside the world of street racing. In the opening sequence, Brian has an ...
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How did the car fly in Furious 7?

Regarding the scene in "Furious 7", where a car jumped between the multiple skyscrapers, as seen below... Is this realistic at all? It does not seem possible.
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Why do Hobbs and Toretto stand side by side during the final scene?

In the final scene of Furious 6 (aka The Fast and the Furious 6) Hobbs (Dwayne The Rock Johnson) and Toretto (Vin Diesel) enjoy a private moment where they awkwardly say thank you and express some ...
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What is Dominic Toretto's personal code?

My sense is that, for Dom from the Fast & Furious series family takes precedence above all else. Beyond that, honor seems to be critically important, but because Dominic is an outlaw, his ...
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How did Torreto lose his cross from his neck in Fast Five?

I've recently been watching The Fast And The Furious movie series with my fiancee, that when I noticed a flaw or I may have missed something. In the movie Fast Five - 2011, the scene where Dom ...
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Why did Toretto accept working for Cipher in first place?

Something from Fast & Furious 8 was not clear to me: Cipher used Elena and Toretto's son more like reinforcement to her blackmailing rather than to get him for the job. So, why exactly did ...
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What is a speed drive?

In Furious 7, Ramsey asks her friend in Abu Dhabi what he did with the speed drive she sent him. He tells her he sold it to a Jordanian prince, and she tells him that she had stashed "something ...
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Why did they still accept Deckard into the family even after what he'd done in previous movies?

So at the end of Fate of the Furious for those of you who don't know, Deckard Shaw was accepted into the family by Dom after Dom stated he was part of a 'brotherhood'. Although Deckard did save Dom's ...
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How did Dom arrange the meeting with Magdalene Shaw?

In Fate of the Furious, Dominic Toretto takes advantage of a blind spot in the cameras controlled by Cipher to meet Magdalene Shaw. How did he arrange the meeting with her? Throughout the movie (if ...
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What was the tube Torreto removed from the Cuban car in order to make it go faster?

In the first scene of The Fate of the Furious, Torreto disconnects some sort of a tube from his cousin's car in order to make it faster. What is that tube and does this trick work in real life?
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How come Dom's car not turned off when he uses the EMP?

I saw The Fate of the Furious movie today and I don't understand one scene. The EMP that Dom stole is told to be able to shut down all the power sources, vehicles within one mile radius. Later in the ...
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Han is insanely rich, why is he ripping off the Yakuza?

In The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, we find that Han is in some sort of business with Yakuzas and is actively ripping them off (even befriended the Yakuza's nephew to gain their trust etc). He ...
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How long was that Runway?

In the final showdown of Furious 6 when Shaw's crew go to escape on the plane that was described by Roman as "a planet" the entire showdown is on a continuous strait stretch of runway with Dom's crew ...
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Why did the airbag not deploy on Statham's Maserati in Furious 7?

While watching Furious 7 (2015), I've noticed that in the head-on collision between Vin Diesel and Jason Statham, the air bag on Statham's Maserati has not deployed! It was a direct hit, at speeds ...
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Head-on Collision Survival Chances in Furious 7

In The Furious 7, when Vin Diesel accelerates towards Jason Statham and collides head on, is it even remotely possible to walk away from such an accident? If I am not mistaken, Vin Diesel didn't even ...
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How is Paul Walker's character regenerated in Furious 7?

After watching Furious 7, I was amazed that throughout the movie I didn't feel that Paul Walker didn't complete the film but yet his presence is not felt anything like virtually created. How was this ...
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Who provided voice for Paul Walker in Fast & Furious 7?

Who provided voice for Paul Walker in Fast & Furious 7?
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Paul Walker body doubles in Fast & Furious 7

I had just recently watched Fast & Furious 7. I am aware that Paul Walker's two brothers stood in as a body double for his character in order to finish filming some scenes. I am also aware that ...
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Why did Furious 7 get an 'A' certificate in India but got a 'PG-13' certificate in USA?

In India, U/A stands for Unrestricted Public Exhibition with parental guidance for children below 12 years. This rating is given to a movie which contains mild violence, language and sexuality. But ...
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Did the Furious 7 team do wrong things in Abu Dhabi?

I saw Sex and the City 2. In that movie, Abu Dhabi was shown in a decent manner, even airport security did not allow sex products in and throughout the movie the decency of the place is maintained. ...
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Why didn't Sean go with Toretto and the gang?

So, in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Han was killed in a car accident by Deckard Shaw. In Fast & Furious 7, they replayed the clip where Toretto went to visit Sean after Han's death. ...
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Why does the Fast & Furious franchise have a chronological order different from the release order?

I was browsing on Wikipedia and I noticed that the Fast & Furious films have a different chronology that doesn't match their release order. The Tokyo Drift movie, besides being totally different ...
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When did Letty regain her memories?

In Furious 7, towards the climax, Letty tells Dom she got her memories back. It raises some questions: Was she telling the truth, or lying just to get through to Dom? If she wasn't lying, were her ...
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Why did Shaw include Letty in his crew?

Assuming Shaw didn't kill Letty because he wanted to use her as a pawn, He could 've held her as a captive instead of including her in his crew. But he didn't, Why? If it weren't for Letty, Dom &...
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How does Dom know the color of Letty's car?

In Fast & Furious aka The Fast and the Furious 4. When Dom is out on the road piecing together Letty's accident in his mind... how does he know the color and make of the car she was driving? He ...
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Steering in Flip Cars

Fast & Furious 6 introduced some neat little Formula 1 style cars that could flip another vehicle by popping a 'runway-shield' for the driver and driving directly under one set (right/left) of the ...
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How does Tokyo Drift fit into the time line?

In the third Fast and Furious movie - Tokyo Drift, one of the main characters in the story is Han Lue. Near the conclusion of the movie, he dies when his car explodes in a huge fireball after being ...
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